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tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. geoffrey canada is the president and ceo of the harlem children's zone and he is the center of a new project. the sellout -- the film is a look at education in 20th- century america. the film is now open in select cities. "waiting for superman" is coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all a better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. nationwide insurance is on your side. >> and by contributions from their pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: geoffrey canada is the ceo of the harlem tilden's zone. he is at the center of a wonderful new project from davis guggenheim called "waiting for superman." the film is a look at the state of public education in this country. >> one of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me superman did not exist. i was a comic book readers. i read comic books. i love them. even in the death of the ghetto, you just thought -- in the d
from their pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: geoffrey canada is the ceo of the harlem tilden's zone. he is at the center of a wonderful new project from davis guggenheim called "waiting for superman." the film is a look at the state of public education in this country. >> one of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me superman did not exist. i was a comic book readers. i read comic books. i love them. even in the death of the ghetto, you just thought -- in the depths of again, you just thought he would show up and he saves all the good people. maybe i was in the fourth grade. my mom said, superman is not real. what do you mean he is not? no, he is not real. she thought i was crying because i thought santa claus was not real. i cried because no one was coming with enough power to save us. kids look at the world and the make certain predictions based on the evidence they are receiving from their peers, from their parents, and from their teachers. from their perspective, the world as a heartless, coldblooded place because, from their side, the
cameron vows to look into claims that a native people in alberta, canada, are being targntar targeted to get precious material from their land. we'll talk to the director live next. replant a forest? maybe you want to rebuild homes for those in need? or, maybe you want to help improve our schools? whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. with pringles cracker stix. ♪ crackers turned into tasty, crunchy sticks! ♪ pringles cracker stix. ♪ so delicious... your mouth will be strangely attracted to them. ♪ everything pops with pringles cracker stix. [ animals calling ] ♪ [ pop ] [ man ] ♪ well, we get along ♪ yeah, we really do - ♪ and there's nothing wrong - [ bird squawks ] ♪ with what i feel for you ♪ i could hang around till the leaves are brown and the summer's gone ♪ [ announcer ] when you're not worried about potential dangers, the world can be a far less threatening place. take the scary out
're, its origins trace back to pole climbing to those of lumberjacks in america and canada. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of t
shows one go monitorial canada is pulling ahead. martin o'malley has an 11 point advantage right now. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3%. the top issue is the economy. urlich has the support of gop voters but not trying to cross back in 2002. -- but not drawing the cross party appeal that helped him win back in 2002. join us for a closer look at their race tonight at 7:00 and abc 7. >>> house democrats face accusations of abuse of power and the senate moves ahead to a senate bill. >> the gop report comes out+ today. there are really going for the jugular, wrong direction, the wrong bill, they're wrong time. >> basically saying the democrats have done they have not got things done, and there in the rules they imposed, and do not give the minority a consideration. talk about today, thank goodness the government will keep running. >> not surprisingly congress will have a catch-calall spendig bill. it assignq" congress's giving up, they want to get out of town, go home and campaign and get ready for the midterm elections and deal with this later after the elections. -- it
of alert. while travelling in montreal, canada, the homeland security secretary acknowledged a, quote, we need to move to the next stage of screening, terrorists kind of figured out the magnet ometer business and continues to be a threat stream about taking down a commercial airliner in part because it was used successfully before and could have a huge impact. >> a senior u.s. officials confirms to fox there has been an up tick in chatter especially when it comes to europe and tonight our sister network sky news is it reporting plots targeting london and other european cities has been intercepted, this is a reference to commando style attacks using guns, explosives and also cell phones for coordination. sky news is also reporting tonight that the plot, quote, was advanced, but not imminent, there was no immediate comment from u.s. officials, bret. >> bret: catherine herridge will have tonight in chicago, thank you. be careful what you say about someone, you may end up working with them. that story in the grapevine and >> the recently resigned head of the nation's second largest public em
of montreal which i believe is in canada which studied 500 kids at three points in their lives, 10, 12 and 14. tracking their consumption of alcohol, marijuana and hard drugs like cocaine and fun dip, scientists found the more popular a child and their friends were, the more they consumed. so what does this mean? it means i'm board. but also it explains one researcher, quote, teenagers don't consume to belong to the group. they do it to remain well liked. you know another way to remain well liked without doing drugs? do this. >> air guitar with a wood hose in front of a wood pile. classic. does this mean that cool kids in school -- this is the way i look at it. if are you cool in school you are doing drugs, but you always end up being the drugged out loser who hangs out around afterwards because you didn't study. >> exactly, but you have a built in client base to sell drugs. >> kind of like you have made yourself into a capitalist. >> exactly. but the study that says kids who do drugs are troubled kids or whatever. is it really worth it? are there bullies in school saying, hey, did you hear t
. i'm a sorry guy. researchers in canada put men and women up against each other and determined women apologize more than men do. they studie 186 people, half of them were men, half women. some of the participants kept journals documenting every time they apologized. just like a woman. keep a journal every time you apologize. women overwhelmingly said sorry more often. but here's the key. not because women are nor likely to to do something wrong, they're just more inclined to think they did. men have month problem apologizg when they are wrong. >> therein lies the problem. men never think their wrong when 99% of the time they are, right? >> huh? >> although my husband would say that i never apologize. just to put it out there. it probably would suit us well if bothmen and women apologized more. >> i'm sorry. >> thank you. >> no problem. >> if a man speaks in the forest and there's no wman there to hear him, is he still wrong? >> yes. >> see. see. and we're sorry for that. good mornin ase take a look at temperatures, we're not sorry for the fresh and cool start. it's off to a very cool
of fourth largest nation by a total area ranking behind russia and canada and just above or below china. chuck on independent line. caller: good morning. i think the problem with america, our politicians, they support the wealthy and not the american people. they support the corporations. and they want to talk about getting back to the constitution. they are actually doing the opposite. they are supporting the very few. host: so i am going to do the same with the. as america's strength its constitution? turn your complaints on its head and tell us what america's core competency is. caller: the strength is the middle class and for the country to thrive the middle class has to prosper. for the middle-class to prosper, we got to have jobs. for the last 30 years we have been basically on an outsourcing gimmick for the corporations and the wealthy to profit more and they don't really care about the american people. i don't think they are patriots and i don't think they christians. host: your estimation america's core strength is the strength of its middle class and for you the prescription t
. that's not the case when you go up through the eastern seaboard. flood watches through canada and mid-atlantic and boston area won't be too bad with this one. how much rainfall we are expecting with this storm and adding it up as it goes in time here and the possibility of a six to seven inch localized rain event in areas of new jersey and new york city and that would be a big deal as far as the timing goes. starts tonight in d.c., some light rain and the real significant rains early tomorrow morning. the morning commute around d.c., philly and also baltimore will be bad. new york the heavy rain will just be moving in. tomorrow afternoon and evening the heaviest delays and d.c., philly to new york and getting into heaartford and wraps up thursday night into friday morning. it's a weird event. almost like a nor'easter type storm. just a very heavy rain event. a storm we would see in the spring -- >> it's a weird fall. let's just say that. >> i like a quiet fall, but the leaves first. >> doesn't this make that? >> we'll appreciate it later. >> thank you. >>> there are some frightening m
on the border in pakistan. janet napolitano joins us from montreal, canada, where she's attending a u.n. meeting on aviation security. we'll get to that issue in a minute. first virks to ask you, a little news of the day. what can you tell us about these threats overseas in particular, any threats to the u.s. homeland, recognizing you are a little limited in what you can tell us. should people be fearful this morning? >> you know, i can't comment to specific threats. but what i can say is that we're constantly working both at the homeland but with our allies abroad to make sure that the terrorists are not successful in carrying out any of their threats. >> has there been an increase -- >> it's an ongoing effort. >> of course. has there been increased reporting? obviously, we're seeing that in europe. they're on high alert there. is there any companion threat here? >> i prefer not to comment. we're taking and always take every measure that we can conceive tof protect the american people. >> so the increased chatter that french intelligence sources are basing some of their reasoning for raising th
evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. geoffrey canada is the president
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this. he should back the canada. but he has his own supporters, many of them republicans who feel that he have the right to run. >> this is the last vestiges of the republican party, and i kept this because, this is a republican symbol from south africa. my friend from south africa brought me this back. the only vestige i cap. and i did keep one of these, which is the poster we had made up for mccain and palin in 2008. these were made up for $1 apiece. the f-15 hundred of them made and they went in a couple of hours. they were gone. and we actually 14 mccain and pale and here in virginia beach. -- we actually won for mccain and palin here in virginia beach. >> it president obama carried this district, then his policies are and joined in this debate. glenn did not vote for the health care bill, but they want to use that against them. in some way, it is viewed as a referendum on the president's policies. it may say something about obama is chances in virginia in 2012. >> our local content vehicles are traveling the country, visiting communities and congressional districts as we look
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and mayor bloomberg are getting it right. remarkable stuff jeffrey canada is doing in harlem. jeffrey sachs, the bottom line is, i said earlier this week this is a moral issue, a national security issue, an economic issue. the united states of america can't move forward. we have to improve our k-12 education system. >> also a jobs issue. when you look at where the unemployment really is, those who finished college education have low unemployment. the unemployment is among people who don't have -- haven't been able to get through the educational system, get a bachelor's degree. so if we have all these dropouts, if we're not getting kids all the way through college these days and there's more and more of that, that's where the unemployment is also located. so it is national security. it's competitiveness. happiness, and it's the jobs. so this matters and these charter schools we're finding great successes and failures and it's a question of building on successes right now. >> coming up in just a few minutes, my your michael bloomberg. willie, how are you going to embarrass us. >> "the last wo
. >> steve: right. meanwhile, u.s. homeland security secretary janet napolitano is in montreal, canada to urge the international community to heighten security efforts and it's great we would have her on a breaking news day. good morning to you, may dam secretary. >> good morning. >> steve: how credible is this threat and what is the united states doing to help them? >> well, as director clapper said yesterday, we're not going to comment on specific threats except to say that we're constantly in contact with our allyies on a variety of threats and to make sure that we remain safe, both in the homeland and western interests abroad because al-qaeda is a determined adversary. >> brian: i think that the american people deserve an explanation and just to be updated, don't you think, could you tell us first off, are we included in this so-called alleged coordinated attack? >> well, without, again, commenting on specific threats, we are constantly active in a pro-active way to protect the american people and to protect interests around the globe. one of the reasons i'm here in montreal, for e
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